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Can long-term use of tricor (fenofibrate) cause cirrhosis of the liver?

Can long-term use of tricor (fenofibrate) cause cirrhosis of the liver?

Cirrhosis: In a recent study 0.3% of patients taking tricor (fenofibrate) had cirrhosis. There were over 14, 000 patients covered. That's a pretty low incidence of cirrhosis for any population. Not a big risk with the drug. ...Read more

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Dr. L. Collins
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Fenofibrate (Definition)

Fenofibrate is a generic preparation for lowering triglycerides and raising good cholesterol. It has no effect on LDL or bad cholesterol. It should not be used if you ...Read more


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What are the side effects of taking tricor (fenofibrate)?

What are the side effects of taking tricor (fenofibrate)?

Nausea.Constipation: The most common reactions are constipation, headaches, alt, ast elevations, abominal pain, back pain, muscle pain, nusea.They are more serious complications such as hepatitis, pancreatitis, myositis, myopathy, cholelithiasis, rhabdomyolysis and stevens-johnson sydrome. ...Read more

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What is the side effects of the med tricor (fenofibrate)?

What is the side effects of the med tricor (fenofibrate)?

Liver: Abnormal liver function test, muscle aches, gallbladder stone, pancreatitis, increased kidney function test etc. ...Read more

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What is tricor (fenofibrate) for and what is the side effects of it?

Fenofibrate: Tricor is a brand of fenofibrate, which is a med for triglycerides (fats in the blood). It is usually well tolerated, but everyone taking a cholesterol med of any kind should get their liver checked 6 weeks after starting and/or after any dose adjustment. Fenofibrate can increase liver enzyme tests, but if followed properly by a doctor, should never cause liver damage or permanent problems. ...Read more

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What are the effects of tricor (fenofibrate) ?

What are the effects of tricor (fenofibrate) ?

TRICOR (fenofibrate): Tricor (fenofibrate) is used to reduce high cholesterol and triglycerides and to somewhat increase HDL cholesterol.It belong to med group called fibrites. ...Read more

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Can tricor (fenofibrate) cause glaucoma?

Can tricor (fenofibrate) cause glaucoma?

Not usually: The side effects could be any from tricor (fenofibrate) but tthe glaucoma is not a known side effect. ...Read more

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Dr. Louis Gallia
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Tricor (Definition)

Tricor is a cholesterol/lipid lowering agent which is a ...Read more